Subject:

Two and a Half Men

  • Film

    February 27, 2014

    Who Killed the Romantic Comedy?

    Rom-coms used to be a cash cow — and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    Bye Bye, Black Eyed Peas. And Take _____________ With You

    I suppose "taking a break" before that Super Bowl performance was too much to ask: The Black Eyed Peas have denied rumors that they are breaking up but say they are taking a break from making music together for a while. "We are not breaking up," band member Taboo told Reuters on Monday at a lau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Is J Lo the Calmest Driver Ever?: Five Questions About Current TV Ads

    We got some questions.​Given the confluence of football season and the World Series, we're watching a lot of TV these days. Unfortunately, there's often not something to switch to during commercial breaks, so we're seeing more ads than usual. They've left us with a few questions we hope the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Pop Rocks: The Simpsons Last Stand?

    "Who knows what adventures they'll have between now and the time the show becomes unprofitable?" - Troy McClure A salary dispute is threatening to end one of television's most beloved comedies. The actors who provide the voices for the long-running cartoon hit "The Simpsons" are at odds over a new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Last Night: Charlie Sheen's "Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour" At Verizon Wireless Theater

    Craig Hlavaty​Charlie Sheen's tour stop in Houston last night wasn't a wash-out, a bomb, or the expensive meltdown that most in town had hoped for. In fact, he was embraced at every turn by fans of all stripes, with men and women alike fawning over him like he was a surviving Beatle, or at lea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Gothic Council Hands Out Some Goth Blocks

    ​Stevie Ryan has finally shown Gothtopia the way. We had no idea we could use our darksome image to impose our will on the populace at large. Our proof? Her music video for "Goth Blocked." It's nice to know that the goth community has this kind of power, but like any new tyrannical regime, we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Pop Rocks: The Black Hole of Infotainment

    Jesus christ...​I wonder sometimes if we're approaching the singularity in entertainment reporting. A "singularity," as we all know, is the point in which gravitational forces cause matter to have an infinite density and zero volume. If we define "density" as "number of stories and/or article ... More >>

  • Music

    March 17, 2011

    Chilling Spree

    Richmond bar you've driven by 100 times is a hidden gem.

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    The Chris Bosh 2010-2011 Experience (In Quotes)

    Chris Bosh, on the rise​OCTOBER 27, 2009 "[Bosh] will never be the best player on a 50-win team. Sorry, someone will spend $100 M on him next spring and regret it." -- Me, in my 2009-2010 NBA preview, prior to Chris Bosh's final season in Toronto SPRING 2010 "Keep in mind, Chris -- this team ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Five Things Charlie Sheen Should Give Up for Lent

    ​Charlie Sheen was brought up in a very Catholic family -- his Dad's about as Catholic as you can get -- so it's safe to assume he's familiar with the idea of giving things up for Lent. What should he give up this year? Some suggestions, a few of which he's already agreed to: 5. Washing his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Idol Beat: Male Fraud

    ​Steve Tyler wore a shirt with lips all over it. I couldn't decide if he was being knowingly self-referential or it was the work of the same costume designer who put him in that leotard in the "Love in an Elevator" video.neither way, it fulfilled its purpose of distracting me from the show for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Me And Charlie Sheen

    ​Barely a week has passed since Charlie Sheen's Krakatoa style career meltdown and it's already hard to think of anything new to say about it. You've already got warlock pictures, expert rehab advice from Dr. Drew (who's already threatening to topple Dr. Phil as Most Annoyingly Omnipresent Med ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Somebody Make a Charlie Sheen/Lindsay Lohan Reality Show Already

    It'll be just like this, only with more felony warrants and broken teeth​Believe it or not, writing about so-called "pop culture" has its difficulties. For starters, it's hard to deal with the effusive praise and overwhelming respect heaped upon you by your colleagues, none of whom view entert ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Maybe This Will Distract Everyone From the City's Horrible Super Bowl Fiasco

    J.R.: Great Texan? Or *greatest* Texan?​Twenty years (!) after the original series ended, J.R. Ewing and company are set to return to the small screen...temporarily, at least. Larry Hagman (J.R.), Linda Gray (Sue Ellen) and Patrick Duffy (Bobby) are reportedly going to appear in the pilot for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Charlie Sheen: A Guide to His Porn Stars (Some Are From Texas!)

    Actor Charlie Sheen is either a true American hero or a drug-addicted, porn-obsessed monster, depending on who you ask. The Two and a Half Men star and one-time Oliver Stone muse was admitted to the hospital with extreme stomach pains in his most recent incident. That all came on the heels of what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    HBO's Game of Thrones Will Be Awesome.
    And It Will Never End.

    Winter is coming...​You may or may not have heard about the new miniseries gearing up to premiere on HBO in April. If you're in any way familiar with the epic fantasy genre, you've doubtless been anticipating Game of Thrones since the project was announced back in 2007. It's based on the first ... More >>

  • Film

    November 4, 2010

    Zach Attack

    Galifianakis steals another Todd Phillips buddy comedy in Due Date.

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    The Parents Television Council Disapproves Of Your Pedophiliac Glee Shenanigans

    ​I'll give the Parents Television Council this, they did Fox a huge favor by keeping Glee in the headlines even in a week when the show was pre-empted by the network's NLCS coverage: GQ's sexy Glee cover has gone too far, The Parents Television Council says. In a statement released Wednesday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Ten TV Shows That Need To Go Away Now

    ​We're barely a month into the fall TV season and have already lost three new network shows. My Generation, the show that was to catch us up on a group of high school graduates ten years after the fact (and presumably set to the music of The Who) pulled a Keith Moon after two episodes. Lone St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Wine of the Week: Louis M. Martini Cabernet Sauvignon

    jessicamelling​Sometimes, being mediocre will get you everywhere. The Louis M.Martini Cabernet Sauvignon isn't a heavy, complex monster of a red, but an everyday-drinking, middle-of-the-road wine with obvious mass appeal. For a quick and dirty hostess gift, Christmas present or just a middle-o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Rice Study's Startling(?) Conclusion: Video Quality Doesn't Matter If The Subject's Interesting

    That video quality's not good enough! Turn it off!​Philip Kortum, a professor in Rice's Department of Psychology, has finished a study and found...that if you're enjoying what you're watching on TV, then you don't care as much about video quality. Ummm, surprising? Not if you've seen people watch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    The Week In TV: Charlie Sheen's Career Not Hurt By Punching Women

    Back, for some reason​The dog days are here, people keep dying, and there's plenty of static on the dial. This was the week in TV Land:• When I was very young, my heart and soul were ruled by Thundercats. I even at one point made the regrettable decision to wear a watch featuring Lion-O to schoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    The Week In TV: Lost and Found

    ​I'm tired, hungry, and probably just experiencing all this in a pleasant purgatory of my own making. This was the week in TV Land: • So, Lost ended. I'd be lying if I said I was completely pleased with the way it went down. I wasn't expecting bursts of exposition to answer every little de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Two and a Half Men Mom Transforms into Ann Richards for Galveston Show

    ​For the past three years, Holland Taylor (who plays "the devil" mother in the hit CBS comedy show Two and a Half Men), has conceived, researched, and written a play about the late governor of Texas, Ann Richards. And in mid-May, Taylor will star in her one-woman show Money, Marbles and Chalk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    The Week In TV: The Walking Dead (The New Series, Not Charlie Sheen)

    ​I'm slightly sunburned, spoiled by three-day weekends, and trying to figure out whether I want an iPad. This was the week in TV Land: • So, the iPad came out, as you have heard about from every news outlet imaginable, and several TV apps have already been announced. Yahoo's entertainment ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    The Week In TV: Mad About Mad Men Barbie Dolls

    The Barbie version of Joan appears to have just escaped from Dachau.​I have no idea what day it is, my veins run thick with taquitos, and I took my shirt off in public. This was the week in TV Land: • I'm a little amazed at the amount of TV I was able to watch this past week considering I' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    This Week In TV: Joss Whedon Is A Free Man

    It's been nice knowing you, Dollhouse. Now how about that Serenity sequel, Whedon?​It's way too cold outside, I can't believe I'm back at work, and I've already braved one after-Christmas sale. This was the week in TV Land: • I watched the finale of The Sing-Off. That's how little there was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Pop Rocks: Finally Understanding, For Better Or Worse, Criminal Minds

    ​I think I finally get Criminal Minds.At first I assumed the people who watched it with any regularity were just sick freaks. Because while at first glance it isn't a lot different from the other seven hundred crime procedurals on TV any given week, what sets the show apart from the likes of Cold ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    "Just Us Ninjas Getting Shitfaced": ICP and Juggalo Nation Invade Warehouse Live

    [Ed. Note: We are happy to report that Craig Hlavaty is safe and sound, if a little under the weather. Here is his report from Wednesday's ICP show.] Photos by Marc Brubaker/ Click here for a slideshow​ "Hey man, you look lonely. How's it going?" asks a big jolly Juggalo, face painted in a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2009

    Newest Family-Violence Stats Are As Grim As Ever For The Houston Area

    ​The numbers are out on family violence in Texas and they aren't good.According to the Texas Council on Family Violence's 2008 report, released today, 136 women were killed in the state by an intimate partner last year. The youngest was 14 (she was killed by her 15-year-old boyfriend) and the olde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Houston's Top Ten Female TV Reporters, Based On A Highly Scientific And Professional System

    Our own Miss Pop Rocks wrote an entry some time ago about the Secret Lives of Houston's Hottest Male Newscasters, which seemed...incomplete to me somehow.I wasn't sure of the exact problem until she followed it up with the admission of her crush on KPRC's Jennifer Reyna, then I realized that by not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2008

    Houston as a Movie Stand-In: The Top Five

    Anyone who's endured summer in our fair city or spent 45 minutes trying to negotiate the I-610/US-59 exchange has probably, however briefly, contemplated getting the hell out. Admit it, you've thought about abandoning Houston altogether in favor of a city with better traffic where you can spend the ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    January 10, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    September 13, 2007
  • Calendar

    May 5, 2005

    Gimme Cinco

    May 5 fun for drunkards and sober folks alike

Loading...